Wittekind, Widukind, or Wettekindwĭ´təkənd, wĭ´do͞okĭnd, wĕ´tə– [key], c.925–c.1004, Saxon historian, a monk, frequently called Wittekind of Corvey. He wrote the Res gestae Saxonicae, a history of the Saxons from earliest times to 997.
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